Latest Formula One News

Winless Hunter-Reay has options outside Andretti for 2022

Aug. 04, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Hunter-Reay had to leave his favorite Miami Dolphins jersey behind and try on a new one from the Tennessee Titans once his buddy Ryan Tannehill was traded. Maybe Hunter-Reay can ask the Titans quarterback about the benefits of switching...

Ocon wins in Hungary, Hamilton 8-point lead after Vettel DQ

Aug. 01, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Frenchman Esteban Ocon won a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday while an exhausted Lewis Hamilton moved up to second place in the race after Sebastian Vettel's disqualification, increasing his Formula One championship lead over Max Verstappen to eight points...

Verstappen frustrated at losing more points on 1st-lap crash

Aug. 01, 2021 13:01 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Red Bull driver Max Verstappen was quick to express his frustration after being taken out on the first lap of a Formula One race for the second straight time and losing the championship lead. “Again, taken out by a Mercedes,” Verstappen said...

Hamilton takes pole for Hungarian GP ahead of Bottas

Jul. 31, 2021 11:10 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas, with championship leader Max Verstappen lagging behind them in third place on Saturday. Hamilton's record-extending 101st pole in Formula...

Bottas tops Hungarian GP 2nd practice from teammate Hamilton

Jul. 30, 2021 10:31 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Valtteri Bottas posted the fastest time ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in second practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday. Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen finished a blisteringly hot day behind them in third,...

Rivalry on and off track is turning F1 season into a classic

Jul. 30, 2021 09:52 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A crash between fierce rivals on the track. Heated words from their team managers off it. This Formula One season has it all and there are still at least 12 races left, starting with Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix. It is...

IndyCar inks new NBC Sports deal, 2 races to run on Peacock

Jul. 20, 2021 09:39 AM EDT

IndyCar announced an extension with NBC Sports on Tuesday that guarantees a majority of its races will be on the main network broadcast rather than cable, including a series-high 13 events on the flagship channel next season. Still, the migration toward streaming will...

F1 condemns racist abuse of Hamilton following crash

Jul. 19, 2021 07:23 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Mercedes, Formula One and its governing body the FIA issued a joint statement Monday condemning the online racist abuse aimed at Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton was targeted following the Mercedes driver's crash with rival Max Verstappen on the opening lap of...

Hamilton roars back to win British GP after Verstappen crash

Jul. 18, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton roared back from a first-lap incident that sent championship leader Max Verstappen to the hospital and overcame a 10-second penalty to win the British Grand Prix and reignite his title defense on Sunday. The seven-time...

Verstappen wins historic sprint race to stretch title lead

Jul. 17, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Max Verstappen out-dragged Lewis Hamilton at the start of Formula One's experimental first sprint qualifying race to take the pole for the British Grand Prix and spoil the homecoming of the seven-time champion. Hamilton initially seemed fine...